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Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.

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10 Greatest Janet Jackson Music Videos

Madonna and Michael Jackson may have dominated the music video medium in the ’80s and ’90s, but MJ’s kid sister Janet gave them both a run for their money with her memorable, energetic mini-movies. Her taut choreography and imaginative backdrops changed the form and set the stage for Britney Spears, Rihanna, Beyoncé, and many other […]

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EXCLUSIVE: David Tennant as Puck in ‘The Shakespeare Show’

Shakespeare is all the rage these days with The Hollow Crown playing to large audiences in the U.K. and Russell T Davies‘s A Midsummer Night’s Dream forthcoming. It’s been 400 years since the Bard shuffled off this mortal coil, leaving behind a literary legacy unparalleled in the English language. It’s that legacy that’s on display […]

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RIP Prince, Pop Music’s Greatest Shape-Shifter

By now, the entire world has been hit with the news that Prince, one of the most artistically influential and commercially successful innovators of popular music, has died suddenly at age 57. The impact of his death is hard to fathom and truly calculate. When David Bowie died earlier this year, Carrie Brownstein tweeted that […]

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Victoria Wood Dies at 62

Actress, comedian, singer, and author Victoria Wood has passed away at age 62, reports BBC NEWS, after a “short, brave battle with cancer.” Best known for her partnership with Julie Walters, Wood has been an inspiration to scores of artists and comedians, many of whom paid tribute to her today (April 20). Cant believe Vic […]

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‘Orphan Black’: Kevin Hanchard on THAT Scene in the Premiere

(WARNING: if you haven’t seen the Season 4 premiere of Orphan Black, there are spoilers within this post. Watch or re-watch the season premiere right here for free on BBCAMERICA.com—and share with a friend.) Kevin Hanchard has many reasons to smile these days. Not only is the actor in the thick of it with his […]

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WATCH: Get to Know Elijah Wood in 7 Interviews

You’ve probably already heard the news: Elijah Wood is coming to BBC AMERICA! As first reported by Deadline last week, Wood has been cast as the co-lead in Dirk Gently, the network’s new series based on Douglas Adams‘ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency novels. (Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis is the visionary behind this comedic thriller, […]

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WATCH: The ‘Batman v Superman’ Trailer, 1995 VHS-Style

This is clever: ahead of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘s release this Friday (March 25), the folks over at Screencrush have recut the film’s trailer as if it were a sneak preview on a VHS tape back in the mid-’90s. They nail the Don LaFontaine “In a world” voice-over clichés, the bombastic brass-filled score, […]

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Meet the New MacGyver

Here’s a head’s up, late GenXers and millennials: Xena: The Warrior Princess isn’t the only action-adventure series from our childhoods to get a reboot. The classic ’80s show MacGyver is being updated for a new pilot, and producers have cast their Richard Dean Anderson replacement: X-Men dreamboat Lucas Till, Variety reports. You’ll recognize the 25-year-old […]

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WATCH: ‘Ben-Hur’ Gets a 2016 Remake

In the quest to find well-known titles with built-in box-office clout, no property is off-limits. (Can we expect a Godfather trilogy reboot in our lifetimes?) So it should come as no surprise that Ben-Hur is being adapted again for the big screen, and Paramount has released the high-horsepower trailer featuring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Homeland‘s […]

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